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Research News

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February 16, 2018 UMass Dartmouth professor awarded $452,454 National Science Foundation CAREER award to study software reliability and security Grants focused on supporting promising researchers across the country
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January 22, 2018 SMAST and Division of Marine Fisheries mid-water trawl monitoring and river herring avoidance program continues through industry support Companies involved in mid-water trawl fishery project donate funds to support research
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December 4, 2017 Charlton College of Business introduces qualitative research course New elective involves using focus groups, comprised of undergraduate and graduate students, to assess and address specific client needs

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